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Misconceptions About Temperature

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Published on Aug 24, 2012

Made for ABC TV Catalyst http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/ as an extended version of my Comparing Temperatures video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNGJ0W...

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eamonnd1
the ice caps are melting because of aluminium haha
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Big Boss
I don't think half of them understood the reasoning :P
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ThaBomb
That moment he said "Thermal Conductivity", the look on their faces, they have no idea what he just said
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Pigeon Productions
there is no such thing as cold, there is either heat or the lack of it
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Some Kind of Rodent
I think we need another plague.
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Auby
I paused the video and thought about it for a couple of seconds.  Here is my guess: The metal absorbs the heat from your hand faster than the book does. Answer: goddamn I'm smart, I should be given a medal...
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MrAnperm
Some very arrogant commenters here. Not everyone retains every science fact from school. The whole point of the video is that there are common "misconceptions about temperature". This is why Derek is a good science communicator.
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Blithe Username
Welcome to grade 1 physics. Did these guys go to school?
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jeewon.
Watching this now I have learned this all in grade school. Not just this but all of the other videos. How are people so uneducated?
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Captain Coolant
I hate being smarter than the majority of people out there. It makes these videos depressing
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